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Local Sheriff Appointed To Statewide Criminal Justice Commission

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Governor Rick Scott has appointed a local sheriff to a statewide commission that establishes rules and processes for law enforcement across the state.

Bay County Sheriff Tommy Ford is now on the 19-member Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission.

Ford’s appointment began last Friday. Filling a vacant seat, his term ends August 1st, of this year.  

Among the commission’s duties are certifying law enforcement and training schools, setting rules, and performing disciplinary actions.

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